Ronald Dickerson
Ronald Dickerson
Associate Professor of Social Work

Upcoming Courses

- Human Behavior & the Social Environment
- Human Behavior & the Social Environment
- Human Behavior & the Social Environment
- Diversity, Social Justice, and Culturally Competent Social Work Practice
- Diversity, Social Justice, and Culturally Competent Social Work Practice
- Diversity, Social Justice, and Culturally Competent Social Work Practice
- Diversity, Social Justice, and Culturally Competent Social Work Practice
- Diversity, Social Justice, and Culturally Competent Social Work Practice
- Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work
- Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work
- Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work
- Advanced Social Work Intervention II
- Advanced Social Work Intervention II
- Advanced Social Work Intervention II
- Advanced Social Welfare Policy and Services
- Advanced Social Welfare Policy and Services
- Advanced Social Welfare Policy and Services
- Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Social Work
- Field Instruction II: Advanced Social Work Practice

The above list of courses is not an exhaustive list. It only includes courses for the current and imminent terms. For more information visit the Course Schedules page.

Education
  • PhD Human Services (Specialization in Social Work and Community Services), Capella University May 31, 2011
  • Masters of Social Work, University of South Carolina May 31, 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts Social Work, Limestone University (Magna cum Laude) December 12, 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts Psychology, Limestone University (Magna cum Laude) December 12, 1998
Professional Accomplishments

Dickerson, R. (2011). Impact of perinatal loss among adolescent parents: A phenomenological study. ProQuest LLC. Ann Arbor, MI.

Grants and Funding

  • 2004, Ford, S & Dickerson, R., ³Father to Father Initiative Grant² funded by the Sisters of Charity of South Carolina, $390,000; Father to Father Initiative Program.
  • 2003, Dickerson, R., Program Director, ³Program Funding Grant² funded by Trident United Way of Charleston, South Carolina, $45,000; Program Enhancement.
  • 2002, Dickerson, R., Program Director, ³Program Funding Grant² funded by Trident United Way of Charleston, South Carolina, $30,000; Florence Crittenton Pregnancy Prevention.
  • 2001, Dickerson, R., Program Director, ³Program Funding Grant² funded by Trident United Way of Charleston, South Carolina, $45,000; Florence Crittenton Pregnancy Prevention.
  • Presentations (Refereed Local and Regional Abstracts)
  • Dickerson, R. (2008). Grief Support. Southern Organization for Human Services Annual Conference, March 26-29, 2008, Charleston, SC.
  • Dickerson, R. (2003). Ethical Issues in Aging. SC NASW Spring Symposium, March 13, 2003, Columbia, SC.
  • Dickerson, R. (2003). Facing the Fear around Advance Directives. SC NASW Spring Symposium, March 13, 2003, Columbia, SC.
  • Dickerson, R., & Mathew Hamlet (2002). Father to Father Initiative SC NASW Spring Symposium, March 6-8, 2002, Columbia, SC

Professional Affiliations

  • Council on Social Work Education- Member
  • Council on Social Work Education 57th Annual Conference ­ Atlanta, GA
  • National Leadership by Developing and Influencing Disability Employment, Cornell University ILR School Employment and Disability, (Webcast)
  • The South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Certification Commission 2011 Fall Conference ­ Isle of Palms, SC
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Facilitator ­ Darkness to Light/Stewarts of Children
  • Human Rights Committee Member ­ Charleston County Disability Board
  • Webmaster ­ National Organization for Human Services
  • Southern Organization for Human Services Conference
  • South Carolina State Rep ­ Southern Organization for Human Services
  • Tau Upsilon Alpha National Honor Society
  • Division Council for Aging ­ Trident United Way
  • National Association of Social Workers

Professional Certifications

Human Service Board Certified Practitioner